Tracing one's ancestors and their lives is exciting, rewarding and educational. It requires a blend of historical and geographical knowledge as well as the combined skills of a detective and an
organizer. The most economical way to do the research is to do it yourself -- if you have the time. The web is full of useful facilities, vast repositories of valuable information and countless
Keywords, Getting started in Austrian genealogy, How to find a place, How to find a surname, Useful tips -- and "The Lighter Side of Genealogy"